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  • South Korea clinch football bronze in Cardiff South Wales Argus: South Korea clinch football bronze in Cardiff

    SOUTH Korea's men overcame Japan 2-0 to clinch bronze in tonight's play-off at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium to claim the country's first ever Olympic football medal. read more

  • Relay baton error marks Christian Malcolm's Olympic farewell South Wales Argus: GUTTED: Christian Malcolm after tonight's race

    CHRISTIAN Malcom's Olympic swansong was marked by a handover error in the sprint relay which saw Team GB disqualified from the semi-final. read more

  • Brilliant Fred Evans beats world No1 to make Olympic final

    NEWPORT’S Fred Evans pulled off the result of his career to defeat world champion Taras Shelestyuk 11-10 and book his place in Sunday's Olympic welterweight final. read more

  • Newport's Fred Evans books Olympic gold medal bout

    NEWPORT'S Fred Evans is three rounds from Olympic gold after beating Ukrainian world champion Taras Shelestyuk in tonight's welterweight contest. read more

  • Gwent bikers support charity trekker

    THE Grinning Idiots MCC raised funds for an ex-paratrooper who is taking part in a charity trek. read more

  • Abergavenny man's UK Morris Minor drive raises £1,000 South Wales Argus: ROAD TRIP: Partners Martin Dutson and Helen Mason are driving from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a 1965 Morris Minor in aid of the Welsh Kidney Patients’ Association

    A DIALYSIS patient from Abergavenny completed a 2,000-mile journey in a classic car to raise more than £1,000 for charity. read more

  • Golden joy for Jade

    JADE Jones claimed a life-changing and first-ever British Olympic taekwondo gold medal – then declared she couldn’t wait to get back to Flint to celebrate. read more

  • Wales boss Coleman: Team GB helped us

    NATIONAL manager Chris Coleman has broken ranks with his Football Association of Wales bosses by admitting his players’ Olympic adventure with Team GB may have been a good thing after all. read more

  • Project to reveal Wales' hidden war history

    THE National Library of Wales is to lead a £1 million project to reveal the hidden history of the First World War and howit affected Welsh life, ahead of the centenary of the conflict. read more

  • Frankie's Olympic adventure is over

    WELSH rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones missed out on a place in the final of the individual all-around event as Russia dominated with a top-two finish. read more

  • Newport man gets 66 days behind bars for alcohol thefts

    A NEWPORT man was locked up for 66 days for a string of alcohol-related offences, some of which he couldn’t remember committing, claiming he was too drunk. read more

  • Newport hairdressers eye ‘Oscars’ of hair world South Wales Argus: UP FOR AWARD: David Coltherd and his business partner Stuart Nicholson, left, who are in the Wales and South West Hairdresser of the Year competition

    TWO Newport hairdressers are competing for the title of Wales and South West Hairdresser of the Year in a prestigious competition. read more

  • WORK EXPERIENCE: From here to maternity down on the alpaca farm

    City boy BEN FRAMPTON put down the pen and notepad to spend a morning out in the countryside with alpaca breeders Peter and Glenda Stoneman. read more


    ACKERMAN On 26th July 2012 Brinley Ackerman, aged 79 years, of Ty Pwca Road, Upper Cwmbran. Much loved brother of Kathleen, Lesley and the late Brenda, Marilyn and Dennis, brother-in-law of Clifford and Eileen and loved by his nieces and nephews. Funeral Monday 13th August, service at the Gwent Crematorium 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Research UK. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Tel: Cwmbran 482291. read more


    JONES (Gwyneth) Peacefully on the 30th July, aged 88 years, Mam slipped quietly away from us in tender care of The Fields Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Ronald, dear Mam of David and Anne, Rhian and Richard, Helen and Steve, Hywel and Kay. A loving Nan to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will all miss her. HOME AT LAST. Funeral Service at Moriah Baptist Church, Risca on Thursday, 23rd August at 11.15am followed by committal at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Alzheimers' Society may be given at the service. Further enquiries through Phillip Tom and Sons, Pontymister. Tel: 01633 615005 read more


    POWER (Jean) One year today we lost you. We cannot bring the old days back, when we were all together, but memories keep you close to us and memories last forever. All our love always, Husband Garnett and family. xxx read more

  • ‘Tories don’t want to enter police role race’

    GWENT Tories do not want to enter a candidate for the police and crime commissioner role in the region because they don’t think they can win, according to sources. read more

  • THE COUCH POTATO: Super Saturday helps BBC serve up TV gold

    ONLY the most diehard, soulless sports hater will have been left cold by events of the last fortnight. read more

  • Tributes paid to cyclist killed on Newport SDR

    THE family of Andrew Chick, the cyclist killed on the SDR in Newport yesterday, paid tribute to him today. read more

  • Drug charge Torfaen trio are jailed over van finds South Wales Argus: JAILED: Jac Ludlow, left, and Royston Mason

    THREE Gwent men were jailed after being found with more than 250kg of a drug cutting agent which, if mixed with drugs, could produce street deals worth around £10 million. read more

  • FIVE MINUTES WITH: Enzo Calzaghe, boxing trainer

    IF you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why? read more

  • Two traders plan to leave Newport

    TWO independent traders have told the Argus they are planning to opening shops in Cwmbran shopping centre because of the state of Newport city centre. read more

  • Gwent bobbies could be taken off beat in custody shake-up

    POLICE officers could be taken off the front line and put in backroom jobs, replacing police staff who face redundancy. read more

  • Call for Wales Assembly to be called ‘Parliament’

    WELSH Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies has called for Wales' Assembly to be renamed as a Parliament. read more

  • Newport girl was injured with pair of scissors at nursery South Wales Argus: UPSET: Krystina Merrett with Mia

    A NEWPORT girl was injured, including nerve damage, after she suffered a deep cut caused by another child with a pair of scissors while she was at nursery, legal papers state. read more

  • Mum would be 'so proud' of Newport's Olympic hopeful Fred Evans

     IN JUST a few hours time Fred Evans's family will be rooting for the Olympic star as he faces his biggest task yet-to bring home a Gold medal. read more

  • Gwent soldiers’ joy at Olympics roles South Wales Argus: SECURITY ROLES: Private Sam Griffin who is working as part of the Olympics security team

    TWO Gwent soldiers are among the 18,000 military staff playing a key role at the Olympic Games. read more

  • Memories of the Parade

    YES, I remember Newport County playing at the Parade in 1939, but I can’t remember who they played against. read more

  • More bins for dogs please

    I know there is a problem with some dog walkers throwing the doggie bags with contents away, but in all fairness, where are the bins to dispose of them? read more

  • Dog attack at Tredegar Park

    WHAT was to be a pleasant afternoon walking my dog (puppy, eight months) on a lead at Tredegar Park turned out to be a horrible experience I will not forget. read more

  • Our bodies will belong to state

    I ATTENDED a public meeting at Cardiff City Hall on August 6, to discuss the Welsh government’s draft legislation concerning human organ donation – what is called a ‘soft opt-out system’, where a person’s consent to donation will be deemed to have been given unless they object during their lifetime. read more

  • Join us on a trip to pay tribute

    I AM again organising a group visit back to the Egyptian canal zone and I know that many service people who live in your circulation area were stationed there during the troubled times of the 50s. read more

  • Carnival was a wonderful day

    SATURDAY, August 4, was the date of the 12th annual Blackwood Carnival which was once again well supported by the many thousands of people who lined Blackwood High Street and attended an afternoon of fun and entertainment at the Civic Centre, Pontllanfraith. read more

  • AM's on wrong track on link

    I was completely astounded at the letter that Alun Davies, the Assembly Member for Blaenau Gwent, has allegedly sent to the minister saying that: “Opening a rail link from Ebbw Vale to Newport is not in the best interests of the Valleys”. read more

  • Newport drugs gang is jailed for £45k heroin dealings

    A NEWPORT drugs gang was sent to prison for a total of 16 years for their part in the supply of more than £45,000 worth of heroin. read more

  • National lottery launches hunt for missing Newport millionaire

    THE hunt for the Newport winner of a £1 million prize is being launched today. read more

  • Newport mum feared for daughter’s life as stray dog killed family cat

    A NEWPORT mum said she feared for her daughter’s life when a stray dog ran into their home and killed their cat. read more

  • B KING

    KING (nee Wall) Barbara Much loved sister of Graham, sister in law of Fiona, auntie to Nathan and Keith. Cwtch up, sleep tight. We'll love and miss you forever. XXX read more


    EDWARDS Jack (John) After a long illness passed away on 3rd August 2012 aged 90 years, formerly of Duckpool Road, Newport and Duffryn. Husband to (the late) Margaret, father to John, Alan, David, Garry and Andrew, stepfather to (the late) Jean. Loving grandfather and great grandfather to many, who will sadly miss him. Forever in our Hearts and Chereished Memories. Funeral Tuesday 21st August, service at The Private Chapel of Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport at 10am followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros. read more


    McMULLIN (Jamie) God saw your cross was too hard to bear, so He took you up into his care. You left behind a trail of love still here with us from Heaven above. The lives you touched will keep a hold of many stories to be told. To say goodbye will break my heart but we will never be apart. Rest in peace Jamie. Your ever loving sister Vikki. read more


    McMULLIN (Jamie) Were sending a dove to Heaven with a parcel on it's wings, be careful when you open it it's full of beautiful things. Inside are a million kisses wrapped up in a million hugs. To say how much we'll miss you and to send you all our love. Rest in peace Jamie. Your ever loving sister Louise & Emma. read more


    McMULLIN (Jamie) Jesus take care of our Uncle and love him like we do because he's our everthing, loving, kind and true. Free from pain. RIP Uncle Jamie till we all meet again. Love and miss you a life time. Chantelle, Rhys, Niall, Alex, Nicky and Scotty. xxx read more


    McMULLIN (Jamie) From pain to peace, from home to Heaven. God Bless you Jamie. Love Nicky, Tracy & family. xxx read more


    McLEOD The family of the late Ian Nicol McLeod extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence received. We are particularly grateful to Hazel and Avril for the kindness and support. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for St David's Foundation and to all who attended the funeral. read more


    CROWLEY (Joseph Patrick) Rita and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours, all connected with fishing, Rev M Ronan and parishioners of St Gabriel's, all who attended the funeral, the many people, nurses, first aid and paramedics on site at Caerleon boot sale, the emergency services, RGH, Coroners and Organ Donor Team and Tovey Bros., especially David O'Connell. read more


    BERRY Sheridan Rhiannon, Humphrey and Malcolm wish to convey their sincere appreciation for kind expressions of sympathy received and ongoing support in their recent bereavement. Grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at Velindre Hospital and St. Anne's Hospice, also St. David's Foundation and District Nurses. Special thanks to the Sisters and staff at Llantarnam Abbey, the Reverend David Parfitt and all who donated to St. Anne's Hospice. The presence of so many friends at the services was a great comfort to the family. read more

  • S JOHN

    JOHN Saliann (nee Webb) Ten years ago we lost you so suddenly. Loved and thought of more every day. Mammy, Julie, Sonia and the family. read more


    GODDEN (Robert Lawrence) 13-9-85 - 10-8-08 4 years today our hearts were broken forever. Love you and miss you Son, Every second of everyday. Mum and Dad. Love you Daddy, Always your babies, Kai and Tegan. Miss and love you Bro. Klaire, Kayleigh, Curtis, Anthony, Scarlett, Lacey. Love you always Robert from Nan. Forever young, Forever free, Forever loved. xxx read more


    DAVIES Stewart (Dapper) Cherished memories of a dear son, brother and uncle who passed away one year ago - 12th August 2011. Gone are those days we used to share, but in our hearts you will always be there. Miss you so much. Mam, Dad, Janet and Lyndon, Christine, Mark and family. XX read more

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